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commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. . >>> finally tonight, it was not long after he became president of south africa that nelson mandela returned to washington and paid a visit to the campus of howard university. his presence there is still being felt after all those years. here's nbc's kristin welker. >>ist master of my fate. >> reporter: some of the students here at howard university were not even born when nelson mandela spoke on their campus in 1994, a few years after their release from prison. >> it is with gratitude that we remember the ways in which our university embraced and supported the liberation struggle in south africa. >> reporter: today, the young men and women at this historically black college say those words and then mandela's legacy still resonate. >> he taught that no one is born hating anyone.
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kids. and that's where she put her energies because she built a foundation for them for the rest of their lives. >> reporter: tara serves on the board of ed. >> she was all about giving, not getting. >> reporter: single all her life, she lived simply with her twin brother bob in the house their parents left them. but no one knew she had a secret, a very big secret. turns out, she was a millionaire, several times over. and when she died, most of that money went to the institution she loved. including the simsbury public schools. >> you just couldn't believe that she'd have that kind of money to give. >> reporter: kathleen herself didn't know how much she was worth. >> she thought she had $40,000. >> reporter: an attorney soon found kathleen was rich, really rich, blue chip stocks her family had held for more than 50 years. it looked like the twins rarely touched their inheritance. >> she lived a very modest life and the money was not a priority to her. >> reporter: more than a dozen institutions will benefit from their thrift, including st. mary's catholic church, $374,000. >> whe
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